vivo has silently unveiled the Vivo Y15A in the Philippines just the way it did with the vivo Y15s (2021) recently debuted in Singapore. The Y15s has now also been launched in Indonesia. The vivo Y15A offers specs like a waterdrop notch display, Helio P35, and a 5,000mAn battery, while the Y15s (2021) offers similar specs.
The vivo Y15A measures 163.96 x 75.2 x 8.28mm and 1789 grams. It has a 6.51-inch IPS LCD display that offers an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The handset is fitted with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera.
Its rear camera unit includes a 13-megapixel primary camera, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, and an LED flash. It comes preinstalled with FunTouch OS 11.1 based Android 11.
The Helio P35 chip powers the vivo Y15A. It comes with has 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. It is backed by a 5,000mAh battery, which supports 10W charging. The vivo Y15s (2021) is packed with identical specs and design. However, it offers 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage. In addition, it runs on the Go edition of Android.
The device offers other features such as dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, microSD, a microUSB slot, a side-facing fingerprint scanner, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
vivo Y15A Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
- 4G bands: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41
- Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE
- Announced: 2021, November 13
- Status: Available. Released 2021, November
- Dimensions: 163.96 x 75.2 x 8.28mm
- Weight: 179 g (6.31 oz)
- Build: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
- Colors: Mystic Blue, Wave Green
- SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS LCD
- Size: 6.51 inches, 102.3 cm2 (~83.0% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)
- Android 11, Funtouch 11.1
- Chipset: Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Storage: 64GB 4GB RAM
- Memory Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- eMMC 5.1
- Main Camera: Dual
- 13 MP, f/2.2, 27mm (wide), AF
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
- Features: LED flash, panorama
- Video: 1080p@30fps
- Selfie Camera: Single – 8 MP, f/2.0
- Video: 1080p@30fps
- Radio: FM Radio
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- NFC: No
- USB: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
- Charging: Charging 10W
- Reverse charging 5W
vivo Y15A Price and Availability
The vivo Y15A costs PHP 7,999 (~$160) in the Philippines. It is available in colors like Water Green and Mystic Blue.